Barbara Allen-Hagen Award

PbS is pleased to announced the winners of the 5th Annual Barbara Allen-Hagen Award. The winning facilities came from Indiana, California and North Dakota in 2011. The awards will be presented on Oct. 12 in National Harbor, Maryland.

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*Pictured are winners from the 2011 Barbara Allen-Hagen Award recipients.


Youths in Washington Get Involved with their Community -
Many Performance-based Standards (PbS) participants have great projects to get their youths involved with the community from gardening to park m...
PbS Participants Help Youths Give Back to the Community -
Getting involved with community service projects can be an invaluable experience for youths. It keeps youths engaged in healthy activities, teac...
Educating Youths in the Juvenile Justice System -
Education is an integral component of programming for youths in the juvenile justice system. The education program can provide youths with bette...
Monday, June 30, 2014
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Performance-based Standards (PbS) is a data-driven improvement model grounded in research that holds juvenile justice agencies, facilities and residential care providers to the highest standards for operations, programs and services.


13 Aug

Trauma-Informed Care in Juvenile Justice

This webinar will feature an overview of what trauma is and why it matters, the new PbS trauma-related questions and the results. Presenters wi...

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21 Aug

Using Title IV-E for Juvenile Justice: The Multnomah County Experience

This webinar from Coalition for Juvenile Justice will explain how jurisdictions can leverage Title IV-E of the Social Security Act to support pr...

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PbS announces the release of a new issue brief, Family-Youth Initiative.